James Harden had 35 points in his return after missing the last game with an injury to lead the Houston Rockets to a 130-104 win over the Denver Nuggets. The Rockets were back to full strength after Harden missed his first game of the season because of a sprained right toe in a loss to New Orleans on Sunday. Clint Capela (bruised heel) and Russell Westbrook (load management) also returned on Tuesday after sitting out on Sunday in the 127-112 defeat.
By ANNE M. PETERSON PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard had 36 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and the Portland Trail Blazers spoiled James Harden’s return after a two-game absence, […]
By BRIAN MAHONEY LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul gave the Oklahoma City Thunder at least one more game in the bubble, scoring 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter for […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Denver coach Mike Malone wanted more passion, fire and emotion. The young Nuggets responded. Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and Denver beat the […]